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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
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Cross-dressing covers: how paperbacks are being sexed up for the summer

The jackets of last year’s big literary novels by male authors are undergoing a surprising seasonal transformationVisit your local bookshop as summer begins and you’ll invariably find last year’s big literary novels have undergone a transformation. Formerly dressed up in hardback to look like... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New app compares Amazon price with indie bookshops

Entrepreneur Will Cookson has developed an app which sends people to independent bookshops when they browse on the Amazon website. Cookson, who describes himself as an entrepreneur and creative director, has invented Bookindy, an extension for the Google Chrome browser which, when downloaded,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Customers encouraged to tweet support for winning indies

Customers are being encouraged to help ensure their local bookshop is crowned the Independent Bookshop of the Year by tweeting their support.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners Hive will look to apps post launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:13 Gardners will look to create a mobile phone app for Hive after its official launch. The book wholesaler has been working with e-consultancy firm Tangent One to build the Hive website, which will sell books directly to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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